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(L to R) Hrithik, Rakesh Roshan and Krishna Desai at the launch of Cartoon Network's Kid Krrish

Turner and FilmKraft to bring Kid Krrish to Cartoon Network

~ Kid Krrish to feature on Cartoon Network on October 2 at 12pm ~

Mumbai, September 17, 2013: A mission to fulfil dreams, an inescapable need to protect, a desire to destroy evil and an unending quest for adventure! Kid Krrish, the animated movie that is based on the Bollywood mega movie – Krrish, is all set to premiere on Cartoon Network on October 2, 2013 at 12 noon.

In a partnership announced earlier this year between Film Kraft, Turner and Toonz Animation, this set of four animated tele-movies will bring to the screen India’s favourite superhero Krrish in a whole new animated avatar. The man behind the live action Krrish mask, superstar Hrithik Roshan, unveiled the first look of the first movie titled Kid Krrish in front of an eager audience today.

Krishna Desai, Sr. Director & Network Head – Kids, South Asia, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd said “Turner has consistently set benchmarks in the kids’ genre. Pogo and Cartoon Network’s enduring leadership in the genre is a direct result of our focus on enhancing consumer experience. We aim to do the same yet again with Kid Krrish, a re-imagined adaptation of the popular live action Krrish franchise in animation. Kid Krrish, is all set to join the Cartoon Network super league of globally renowned and loved characters, and entertain kids and families across the country.”

Rakesh Roshan, Director, Film Kraft Productions (India) Pvt. Ltd. said, “It is for the first time that a Bollywood character is set to get an animated version. The character of Krrish has been idolized by every child in India and has become an iconic super hero. His antics and enthusiasm will capture the imagination of kids not only in India but worldwide. We believe that Kid Krrish will be the new superhero for a whole new generation of children and a benchmark in animated series of live-action films.

Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood Actor, Protagonist in the live action movie Krrish, further added “Believing in the unbelievable is what makes life extra-ordinary. Children have the same faith in the character Krrish. Kid Krrish will not only inspire children but also take them across the world on exciting adventures with characters that will soon become their best friends. I am glad that I got the opportunity to play the role of Krrish on big screen and I am sure that Kid Krrish will become a favourite for this generation and many more to come.”

Watch a normal boy discover a superhero within himself, Jadoo land on earth, new villains ploy to take over the world and a whole lot of action and thrill unfold with the premiere of Kid Krrish on October 2, 2013 at 12 noon only on Cartoon Network.

About Turner Broadcasting Systems, Asia Pacific, Inc.

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc., (Turner) creates and distributes award-winning brands around the Asia Pacific region and beyond. A leader in the Asian television and media business, we offer 38 channels in 11 languages in 40 countries. Our brands include CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Cartoonito, Boomerang, Pogo, Toonami, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, WB, HBO, HBO Hits HD, HBO Defined HD, QTV, MONDO TV and TABI CHANNEL. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS), a Time Warner company. For more information, visit

About Cartoon Network India

Launched in India in 1995, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s (TBS) Cartoon Network is the leading kids’ entertainment channel in India reaching more than 33 million viewers. Drawing from the world’s largest cartoon library of Warner Bros., MGM and Hanna-Barbera titles, the Network also showcases original series including the Ben 10 franchise, Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball. CN is currently available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. Recognized as the resident kids’ expert with a 360-degree presence through successful on-air and online presence, ground-events, promotional licensing, product licensing, publishing and DVDs. is India’s leading destination for kids’ online entertainment attracting close to 5.6 million page views. Kids can find the largest selection of cartoon character based games, video on demand, and a community site featuring personalized avatars and message boards. (*Source: Omniture Site Catalyst, July 2013).

About Film Kraft Productions

Filmkraft Productions (India) Pvt. Ltd was set up in the year 1977 by Mr Rakesh Roshan. Rakesh Roshan is a reputed actor-producer-director; having starred in over 80 films, directed 12 films and produced 15 films in a career spanning 40 years. He was honoured at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2006 in Panaji, Goa, for his contribution to mainstream cinema and the Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA) for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema over the past 35 years. In 2010, IFFA, honored him by bestowing the Best Director of the Decade Award.

The company produced memorable films Aap ke Deewane, Kaamchor, Jaag Utha Insaan, Bhagwan dada, Khudgarz, Khoon Bhari Maang, Kishan Kanhaiya, King uncle, Karan Arjun and Koyla. In 2000 the company introduced Hrithik Roshan in the record breaking hit Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai and went on to produce blockbusters like Koi Mil Gaya, Krrish and Krazzy 4 and Kites.

On the anvil is Krrish 3, the sequel to Krrish, produced and directed by Rakesh Roshan and starring, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Vivek Oberoi and Kangna Ranaut. Reputed foreign technicians are working on the project, including action director Tony Ching Siu Tung choreographing the action sequences. The music will be by Rajesh Roshan. Krrish 3 is slated for release around Diwali 2013.

About Toonz Animation

Established in the year 1999, Toonz Animation India Pvt. Ltd is the animation production division of Toonz group and part of the international business conglomerate, Comcraft Group, based out of Geneva. As the flag-bearer of the Indian animation industry, Toonz Animation has emerged as one of the biggest and the most admired animation production houses in South Asia. Toonz’s client list includes the biggest names in media and entertainment like Marvel, Hallmark, Paramount, Disney, BBC and Cartoon Network. Toonz Animation offers its world-wide clientele end-to-end animation services including 3D animation, 2D animation (digital and traditional), Flash, Stop Motion and VFX on a full spectrum of media platforms. The sprawling, 18,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art studio is based in the electronic city of Technopark in Trivandrum. Toonz Animation also runs a state-of-the-art animation training facility in Technopark, Trivandrum called Toonz Academy. With access to real-time production, international faculty and a world-class curriculum the academy ensures its students a unique learning experience.

For further information, please contact:

Vishesh Verma

Turner International India Pvt. Ltd.; +91 9819333317


Dulux Velvet Touch- Fashion Trends for Walls
Dulux Velvet Touch unveils new brand campaign – ‘Fashion trends for walls’

Launches a new TVC featuring Farhan Akhtar

Unveils ‘Celebrations’ – a signature wall-décor collection

designed by Manish Malhotra

Mumbai, September 17, 2013:

Dulux, from the house of AkzoNobel; the world’s largest paints and coatings company unveiled its latest Dulux Velvet Touch collection – ‘Fashion trends for walls’ via a brand campaign that celebrates the stylized expression of elegance. The announcement was made at a gala event in Mumbai today.

Dulux Velvet Touch – Fashion trends for walls is an offering of high-end emulsions (decorative paints), inspired by fashion. The new range from Dulux Velvet Touch includes colours, patterns, finishes, and stencils for decorating walls, revitalizing the aura and essence of your home; making it elegant, stylish and ‘simply you’!

At the launch of the Dulux Velvet Touch integrated marketing campaign, Rajiv Rajgopal, Director – Sales & Marketing, Decorative Paints, Akzo Nobel India, said, “Over the past three decades, Dulux Velvet Touch has emerged as India’s leading premium emulsion brand and has created a distinct positioning for itself in home décor. ‘Fashion trends for walls’ is more than just a brand positioning – it embodies a mindset that is true to today’s dynamic consumers who look at homes as stylised expressions of elegance and living, enabling them to express their individualistic, creative instincts. The newly unveiled collection by Dulux Velvet Touch is designed to make homes look trendy.”

The integrated campaign for Dulux Velvet Touch showcases fashion trends for walls through an array of communication channels offering a diverse and all-encompassing glimpse into the brand.

The Dulux Velvet Touch marketing campaign includes:

ü A 45-second TVC featuring the Dulux Velvet Touch Brand Ambassador – Farhan Akhtar, which airs today

ü Print advertisement featuring creative partner – ace fashion designer – Manish Malhotra who has especially designed a signature wall décor collection themed around ‘Celebrations’

ü Cross-country outdoor activation

ü Digital communication across social media platforms, and

ü A limited edition coffee table book that bespeaks the transformative power of colour – leveraging its innate ability to elevate home decor

Dulux Velvet Touch has further strengthened it positioning by unveiling the symbolic global colour mnemonic, ‘Lady in Red’, which will be integral to all marketing initiatives of the ‘Fashion Trends for walls’ campaign.

The new Dulux Velvet Touch TVC, featuring Farhan Akhtar celebrates the coming together of high-end fashion and home décor. Creative conception and execution of the new TVC campaign was led by Agnello Dias, co-founder and CEO, Taproot India and his team at Dentsu-Taproot (please refer to the “Annexure – TVC for Dulux Velvet Touch” for further details).

According to Farhan Akhtar, actor, director, singer and Brand Ambassador, Dulux Velvet Touch, says, “To me fashion is a lot more than clothes and cars. It can even be about the home one lives in and that’s exactly what Dulux has been doing for the past many years with its Velvet Touch range – giving homes and those who live in them, a medium to express themselves creatively and be fashionably stylish. That is one of the key reasons why I identify with Dulux Velvet Touch and I am delighted to be associated with the leading premium emulsion brand. The new collection with its versatile hues and textures has energized me to stylize my home.”

The signature wall décor collection ‘Celebrations’, designed by ace designer, Manish Malhotra was unveiled today. Dulux Velvet Touch ‘Celebrations’ is a designer ensemble for walls, a celebration of lively festive colours, embroidery work and Indian textiles inspired from Manish’s successful works in fashion and the Indian cinema.

Talking about his signature wall décor collection for Dulux Velvet Touch, ace fashion designer & creative partner for Dulux Velvet Touch, Manish Malhotra said, “’Celebrations’ is a theme that every individual relates to. Be it an auspicious moment or simply celebrating the essence of life and living. Dulux has been giving families, across India, a chance to paint the canvas of their homes with various colour combinations, finishes and patterns of their choice. My latest collection has been successfully inspired from my work in the Indian cinema. Cinema is all about colour, fashion and style and my latest wall décor collection ‘Celebrations’ echoes that verve just perfectly.”

The current Dulux Velvet Touch campaign will be largely led by television. It will be further supported by outdoor and BTL (below-the-line) activities in certain regions, and also via digital media – Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Photo caption: (L-R) Rajiv Rajgopal, Director – Sales & Marketing, Decorative Paints, Akzo Nobel India, Farhan Akhtar, Brand Ambassador, Dulux Velvet Touch, Manish Bhatia, General Manager – Marketing, Decorative Paints, Akzo Nobel India and Creative Partner for Dulux Velvet Touch, Manish Malhotra at the unveiling of Dulux Velvet Touch’s new brand campaign – ‘Fashion trends for walls’

About Akzo Nobel India

Present in India for over 100 years and a significant player in the Paints industry. Over the years, it witnessed sustained expansion, growth and transformation. In 2008, Akzo Nobel N.V. became owner of the entire equity share capital of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., by virtue of which the Company became a member of the AkzoNobel Group. Akzo Nobel India manufactures and markets paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. In 2012, three AkzoNobel Group companies in India, namely, Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes India Private Limited, Akzo Nobel Chemicals (India) Limited, Akzo Nobel Coatings India Private Limited got merged with Akzo Nobel India Limited, thereby expanding the Company’s presence in a wide range of coatings covering Decorative, Powder, Marine & Protective, Automotive & Aerospace, Coil & Specialty Plastics.

Dulux is its most popular brand of its Decorative coatings business while the Performance Coatings business provides solutions to many industries and sectors including automotive, consumer electronics, power, aviation, shipping & leisure craft, construction, oil & gas, water & waste water, food & beverages, etc. Its chemicals business in India sells more than 30 products grouped under organic peroxides, metal alkyls and Polymer additives to pharmaceutical companies, polymer producers, composite & rubber industry. Every year we try and introduce new products in India to further strengthen our position as an innovative specialty chemicals company.

With employee strength of close to 1,800, Akzo Nobel India has manufacturing sites, offices and distribution network spread across the country. All its five manufacturing facilities have an ISO 14001 certification for environmental management system. Its commitment to Health, Safety, Environment & Security (HSE&S) has been amongst the best in class globally, with due care being taken to protect the people and the environment.

Media Contacts:

Country Communications, Akzo Nobel India: Humsa Dhir,;

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Safe Harbour Statement:

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This press release contains statements which address such key issues as Akzo Nobel’s growth strategy, future financial results, market positions, product development, products in the pipeline, and product approvals. Such statements should be carefully considered, and it should be understood that many factors could cause forecasted and actual results to differ from these statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, price fluctuations, currency fluctuations, developments in raw material and personnel costs, pensions, physical and environmental risks, legal issues, and legislative, fiscal, and other regulatory measures.


More about the new Dulux Velvet Touch TVC

‘Fashion trends for walls’ featuring Farhan Akhtar

TVC Concept:

Dulux, from the house of AkzoNobel India has launched a TVC depicting the theme ‘Fashion trends for walls’ featuring the talented, multi-faceted celebrity actor, Farhan Akhtar.

The creative treatment depicting this theme has been brought out in the 45 seconder TVC. The film brings alive the concept of fashion inspired walls by literally portraying fashion trends on the walls, that are inspired from the new Dululx Velvet Touch range.

Agnello Dias, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Taproot India said, “The new idea for Dulux Velvet Touch is based on décor trends that have been inspired from the world of fashion. Visually, the TVC transports the viewer into a world of high-end fashion connecting how these trends can be relevant for our homes. To literally have a catwalk on the walls of a house is an intriguing concept and a high caliber visual effects team was involved in making it come alive.”

The TVCs will go on air from September 18th, 2013 for six weeks.

TVC details:

· Creative Agency : Dentsu Taproot

· Creative Head : Agnello Dias

· Copywriter : Agnello Dias

· VP & Client Services Director : Abhinav Kaushik

Account Planning : Narayan Devanathan, Anand Murthy & Neha Khaneja

· TVC Director : Vinod P. Vijay

· Art Director : Shanshank Tere

· Producer : Shabbir Motiwala

· Music Director : Samirudin

· TVC duration : 45 sec


Anti-Terrorist Front honors John Abraham for ‘Madras Cafe’

Mumbai:Maninder Sign Bitta, President of the Anti-Terrorsist Front,Hasmukh Thakur, President – Maharashtra, ATF and Sanjeev Gupta, the President – Mumbai of Anti-Terrorist Front, honored actor John Abraham by conferring the ‘Pride of the Nation’ award on him for his role in Madras Café – a film that highlights the Rajeev Gandhi assassination on16 September, 2013 at New Delhi .

“John is a big actor. It takes courage to portray something as offbeat as his character in the film. Such efforts deserve to be recognized and honored in order to promote the spirit of national integration, brotherhood and to fight terrorism in all its forms,” said Sanjeev Gupta, at the heels of the program.

Bitta, the President of the ATF was all praise for the actor. “Abraham has made a courageous attempt to unravel the conspiracy behind the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi,” he said. The film “Madras Cafe” recalls the series of events in the 80s and early 1990s woven around the Sri Lankan civil war and the subsequent assassination of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

John Abraham said he was exploring making a movie on Havaldar Abdul Hamid, who was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously following the 1965 Indo-Pak war. “Abdul Hamid made the supreme sacrifice during the war. His story is awe-inspiring. I will definitely try to make a movie on his life,” Abraham said during the function that was titled ‘Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani’.Bitta added that there remains scope for an “unbiased enquiry to expose the conspiracy” which resulted in the death of Rajiv Gandhi.

The event also saw Hamid’s 92-year-old wife Rasoolan Bibi being handed the Veer Bravery Award awarded to her husband. Bravery awards were also given to four BSF men who lost their lives in a Naxal attack in Odisha, to five army personnel, who died in an ambushed in Pooch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, and to two army soldiers beheaded by Pakistani troops this year in January.

Komal Malhotra from Delhi, who fought bravely against chain snatchers despite a bullet injury, was also honored with an award by John Abraham.

Sanjay Sharma Raj



“I think Simon is going to be a pretty cool dad!” – Kelly Rowland

The hip songstress talks about the imminent fatherhood of her X Factor USA Season 3 co-judge, Simon Cowell

R & B singer Kelly Rowland is all praise for her X Factor USA co-judge, Simon Cowell. Talking about the very soon daddy-to-be Cowell, Kelly said that she feels he is going to be a great dad. Kelly and Simon will soon be seen as judges along with Demi Lovato and Paulina Rubio as the third season of The X Factor USA kicks off, this September, only on BIG CBS LOVE

When asked about her take on what sort of a daddy will veteran X Factor USA judge Simon Cowell make, Kelly said, “I think Simon is going to be a pretty cool dad. I feel like he has guided so many people into their careers, and he has been like a father figure to several groups that he has put together, and I think that it is going to actually be a breeze for him.”

She further adds, “I think that it’s so crazy. I think that above anything, life happens and this is part of life, and a new life will be here, and it just so happens, it’s going to be Simon’s.”

Talk about a show of faith! With Simon’s date to be a daddy nearing, Kelly’s words must come as a real encouragement to him. And as the singer points out, after being a mentor to scores of artists, fatherhood is sure to be a breeze!

Catch all the action on ‘The X Factor USA’ Season 3, starting September 21, 2013 at 9 PM exclusively on BIG CBS LOVE


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Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India tie-up with Punjab State Co-operative Bank for two wheeler retail finance

· Partnership to benefit 2wheeler Customers across the state

· Attractive features like-low down payment, half yearly/monthly EMI options

· Industry’s first feature-highest ever repayment tenure of 5 years

Mumbai, September 18, 2013: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI), the Only 2 Wheeler Company of Honda in India today announced first of its kind partnership with Punjab State Co-operative Bank to provide retail finance to the two wheeler customers in the state. Punjab State Co-operative Bank gives loans on auto product like Tractors, Two Wheelers and Combine Harvester etc.

This partnership is expected to benefit and support customers across all towns of the state by making retail finance easily accessible with attractive benefits. The benefits includes attractive features like low down payment, monthly/half yearly installment options, highest ever repayment tenure of 5 years and easy documentation. The retail finance scheme can be availed by people of 21-60 years of age. Through this partnership, buyers can avail loan amount of upto Rs 50,000/- or 85% of the value of Honda two wheeler, whichever is less.

On the occasion, Mr A.S Miglani, IAS, RCS, Punjab State Co-operative Bank said “With this strategic tie-up with world’s no.1 2 wheeler brand Honda, we feel that the potential of owning a two wheeler by people in Punjab will really get a boost. It is our continuous effort to make convenient, the availability of finance to the people of Punjab and with Honda’s partnership we believe we would be able to help people in buying their choice of two-wheeler.

Excerpts from the Company:
Talking on the partnership, Mr. Y S. Guleria, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, said, “Punjab is overall no. 2 market in North India and is also an important market for HMSI. To the People of Punjab who have entrusted their faith and confidence in Honda, We are sure that with PSCB’s wide network and easy finance solutions, we would be able to reach out to more and more customers in Punjab state and provide them an opportunity to experience high quality Honda products.”

HMSI in Punjab:

The 2Wheeler industry in Punjab is rapidly growing and today contributes 29% to total 2Wheeler sales in North India. As the ‘Fastest Growing 2Wheeler Company not only in India but also in the state of Punjab’ – Honda grew an overwhelming 23% compared to average 2Wheeler industry growth of 1% in FY12-13 (YoY basis). Honda meets the expectations of customers in Punjab with its 143 sales and

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Veena loves to do female oriented films

No more male dominated movies in bollywood now women gets its equal share, says veena malik who is concentrating on female oriented films. Actress Veena Malik wants to become super heroin of bollywood. The beautiful actress is ready with her another women oriented movie “Supermodel” which hits theatre on 27th September where she will seen getting intimates with her ex-beau Ashmit Patel.

Veena said, “I have always tried to choose and sign such films which have a female-oriented character, where the script is based on the female protagonist, I personally fell women are strong and can face any competition so I am here to be the voice of women’s. I don’t have a hero in any one of films. Every film is the story of a girl and the whole story revolves around her.”

Veena has done three movie which is based on women centric like, “Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai” is a comedy, “Zindagi 50-50″ is an issue-based drama and “Mumbai 125 km” is a suspense-thriller.

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The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM) initiates ‘A Peace Walk’ on Global Peace Day

Mission to emphasize need for good values and spreading the message of peace

Mumbai 18th September, 2013: Mumbai Peace Walk is an initiative of The World Peacekeeper Movement in association with Rotaract Clubs of RID 3140, youth based organization (youth wing of rotary international) on the World Peace Day at 4pm on Saturday, 21st September 2013.

The walk starts with letting off balloons with 7 Human Values / custom peace messages on them from Aarey Dairy (Worli) which will march towards Worli sealink. 400 Rotaractors and NSS volunteers will participate in the walk to promote 7 human values.

A Peace Walk is a symbolic representation of peace. Through symbols, and orchestration, the Peace Walk aims to imbibe the 7 human values of inner peace – gratitude, forgiveness, love, humility, giving, patience, and truth. A Peace Walk will inspire these qualities in both the Peace Walkers as well as the onlookers.

From the start to the end, the walk will have the 7 Human Values illustrated in the form of skits/dance/acts. There will be flash mobs and orchestration in the walk. Mumbai’s Peace agenda is fostering the feeling of togetherness among Mumbaikar’s putting aside all discrimination and bringing in harmony between man and nature. The walk hopes to provide a unique opportunity to negate the destructive tendencies of distrust, hatred, and enmity, and spread the message of peace and harmony.

Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala (Peacekeeper Huz), Founder, said “Our goal is to achieve a great change in attitude among citizens. Establish a better bonding between human beings, reducing the crime rate, violence against weak and also showing people a joy of sharing wealth with the needy. This effort is to reinforce world peace to lead to the creation of structures of peace on a global scale. With this Peace Walk, we aim to promote the concept of inner peace.”

About The World Peacekeepers Movement

“THE WORLD PEACEKEEPERS MOVEMENT” signifies the world’s mass grass roots movement of peace through the creation of the world’s largest army – The World Peace Army.It is a movement based on the enlightening concept of THE WORLD PEACE TRIANGLE, representing its intellectual depth, its emotional appeal & its practical realism, which conceptualizes world peace through the 3 tier process of:

Peace with oneself
Peace with people
Peace with nation

Founded and Conceptualized by Peacekeeper Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala – Trustee & CEO, Wockhardt Foundation), its message and purpose remains deep and profound.

For Further Information Contact:

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The secret language of Amitabh and Neetu

It will be for the first time that the world will witness the secret language shared between Amitabh Bachchan and Neetu Kapoor. The level of secrecy can be understood by this fact that even Neetu’s superstar son Ranbir Kapoor doesn’t have a clue of it.

Neetu Kapoor along with Ranbir made an appearance on the show to promote their upcoming movie ‘Besharam’. As soon as Neetu entered the stage AB greeted her with a secret gesture by waving her hands. Ranbir who was standing beside his mother couldn’t understand the secret signs and questioned AB about it. Bachchan revealed that this was the way they greet each other every time they meet and he cannot reveal anything else. All he said that this was something that happened in Rome when they were shooting Great Gambler.

Catch Neetu Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan speak in their secret language this Sunday at 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television



To keep up with the age of contemporary advances, Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi’s production banner Grazing Goat Pictures recently launched ‘Grazing Goat Digital’. The first exciting venture to emerge is the Youtube channel ‘FOMO Fashion On My Own’, India’s first Hindi fashion channel which lets trend-conscious women transform into glamourous goddesses without having to step into a salon.

The fashion channel will cater to women aged between 15 to 34 and will provide them with the latest trends, tips and tricks of the fashion trade. The channel broadcasts step-by-step tutorials on such subjects as hair styling tips, make up tutorials, getting the look of your favourite celebs and more. The channel will be broadcasting videos in Hindi and English, and will upload new episodes every Monday.

Commenting on the launch of their new digital channel, Ashvini Yardi, co-founder of Grazing Goat Pictures commented, “Grazing Goat Digital is proud to present FOMO Fashion On My Own, India’s first Hindi fashion channel in association with Youtube, targeted at women not only in metros but even in smaller towns who have the fashion sense but not the required facilities at their disposal. FOMO will be catered in Hindi to reach a wider audience and will also available in English. It’s not very cost effective for women to visit a salon each time they desire a particular look hence they can watch it anywhere at any time and still manage to look like a million bucks!”

Looking pretty couldn’t get easier! To subscribe to FOMO, click here:


For further details, please contact:

Natasha Mudhar

Sterling Media

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When Shahid taught AB to dance

It was a dream come true for actor Shahid Kapoor as he got once in a lifetime opportunity to teach the superstar of bollywood Amitabh Bachchan a few dance steps of his own.

Shahid Kapoor along with Ileana D’cruz made an appearance on the sets of Kaun Banega Crorepati to promote their upcoming flick ‘Phata poster Nikla Hero’. As soon as he entered Shahid mouthed the famous dialogue ‘Arey e pyaaz ke chilko’ from his upcoming movie. Shahid then requested Mr. Bachchan to say any one of his famous dialogue. AB said, “Jab tak is kursi pe baithne ko na kaha jae tab tak khade raho”. The entire set burst with applause.

Later Shahid showed off his dance moves on ‘Agal bagal’ and asked AB to join him. He also taught AB the signature move which the host effortlessly copied. Shahid even danced to ‘Dhating dhating’.

Catch Shahid Kapoor make Amitabh Bachchan dance to his moves this Friday, September 20 at 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television


~ This is where it all began ~

~ Watch the Mega premiere of ‘The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey’ on Sunday 22nd September at 1pm and 8pm on Sony PIX and simultaneous telecast on AXN ~

The prequel to the Oscar winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ series, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield.

So calling out all the ‘Lord of the Rings’ fans to come and be a part of this epic journey and see where it all began from.

Come be a part of an adventure; ‘THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY’ on 22nd September 1pm and 8pm only on Sony PIX and simultaneous telecast on AXN


Ragini Khanna and Kamini Khanna visited 92.7 Big FM’s Big Green Ganesha pandal

Television Actor Ragini Khanna and his mother Kamini Khanna graced 92.7 Big FM’s Big Green Ganesha pandal at Phoenix Market City, Kurla today. Ragini and his Mother not only interacted with their fans but also showed their concern towards eco-friendly environment and lent their support and time to this noble campaign.

About BIG Green Ganesha Campaign:

92.7 Big FM, India’s No. 1 FM radio network has entered its sixth edition of the Big Green Ganesha Campaign (BGGC). BGGC is an award winning initiative which aims at instilling a sense of responsibility amongst citizens towards creating a better environment by celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in an eco-friendly fashion.

The 2013 campaign is themed ‘Ashta-Vinayak’, where eight unique eco-friendly paper mâché Ganesha idols have been installed at the eight different locations.. In addition, the campaign also aims to set a record by collecting the maximum number of old

from a single location and enter the prestigious ‘Limca Book of Records’. With the installation of 30 Ganesha Pandals, the campaign will be spread across 8 cities with the setting up of 48 paper mâché idols.

~ Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with 92.7 Big FM, India’s No.1 radio Network between 9th to 13th September 2013! ~


The Dandiya Queen gears up…

Amy Billimoria dolls up Falguni Pathak this Navratri!

On the onset of Navratri, the Dandiya Queen who sings at her best gears up to look at her best donning Couturier Amy Billimoria outfits.

For all these years, Falguni Pathak, the Dandiya Queen who has this fetish for dressing differently and has managed to charm the audiences with her singing and her unique style. Courtesy: Designer Amy Billimoria who has done her styling differently each passing year & this year has something different to offer.

Specializing in couture & bridal fashion & known in the fashion circuit for her Classy & ornate collection, Amy Billimoria for the second consecutive year designs exclusively for the Dandiya Queen Falguni Pathak this upcoming Navratri.

Amy Billimoria has consistently presented her unconventional but highly fashionable wearable designs at various fashion weeks & for other social causes & now this Navratri dolls up Falguni Pathak with her exclusive designs depicting various Indian cultures.

Amy Billimoria talking about the intricacies in the making of the varied garments for Falguni mentions, “Navratri is this bright festival, high on fashion, high on colors and so I have chosen bright colors with fusion ornate embroideries inspired from the medieval era.”

Designing for Falguni for the second consecutive year she adds, “For this powerhouse singer, for each of the 9 days, I have designed various outfits matching her personality and aura on the stage; the designs have lots of influences of traditional Indian culture.”

Amy mentions, “Falguni like always is going to rock this Navratri like no other.”


Director Rajkumar Santoshi all praise for Shahid Kapoor

Director Rajkumar Santoshi whose had a flawless track record when it comes to comedy ,is waiting to introduce to audiences an all-new Shahid Kapoor , in an avatar he has never attempted before.

While the film’s release is just around the corner,when asked about his film’s lead actor ,Rajkumar Santoshi doesn’t hold back on his praise for Shahid Kapoor.

Says the Phata Poster Nikhla Hero director, “This is the first time that I’ve worked with Shahid and I really appreciate him as an actor.He has not worked in an out-and-out comedy before and has done a really good job in the film.Apart from being a great actor,he is very hardworking.Shahid will be successful with this film”.

Starring Shahid Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz , Ramesh Taurani’s Phata Poster Nikhla Hero directed by Rajkumar Santoshi is scheduled to release 20th September 2013.


Kangana Ranaut sets a new trend.

Bollywood’s poster girl for fashion Kangana Ranaut ,known for her fearless sense of fashion , dared to be different as she stepped into the venue of Rakesh Roshan’s party in an all new avatar,sporting a trend that popular on the Milan Fashion runway with luxury brands like Prada,Bottega Veneta and Versace .

The actress has done something that noone in Bollywood has attempted to do before,she has dyed her eyebrows blond.

Says Kangana Ranaut, “It was amazing that no one recognized me.My friends were shocked when they met me.But that’s a good thing..I like shocking people”.

The actress who plays one of the most versatile roles the country has seen in her upcoming Krrish 3 is going all out to set the tone for her character that promises to raise eyebrows.


Eros International & Sanjay Leela Bhansali launch the first-look trailer of the magnum opus – Ram Leela.

Mumbai,16th September 2013 : Eros International and Bhansali Productions’ Ram Leela starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh saw the launch of its first-look trailer today, at a popular suburban multiplex.

Launched by director Sanjay Leela Bhansali , along with producer Sunil Lulla and leads Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh,the larger-than-life trailer spoke volumes of the grandeur and magnanimity of the contemporary-classic ,a Sanjay Bhansali signature.

Talking about the title of the film said Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ” This is a very important film for me. Leela is my mother’s name and it was my dream to have a film that honored her name. “.

Set in the present day, magnificent vibrant landscape of Gujarat, woven with song and dance, Ram Leela, takes audiences through love in turbulent times,where worlds collide,wars are fought and destinies are written in blood forever.

Said Ranveer Singh, “I was destined to be in this film and work with Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Sir. I’ve put in a lot of effort on my look in the film. While doing this film I felt at home, this is a huge film with lots of vibrant colors. ”

On being asked about her role,Deepika Padukone said, “Leela is the female version of Ram. She is ready to take all the challenges but at the end of the day she is emotional. This role is like me in real

On the occasion said producer Sunil Lulla, “Being a part of this film journey has been exciting. Sanjay is a great director and the way he makes his films with all the ingredients is a great experience to watch”.

Eros International & Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Ram Leela starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh is scheduled to release November 15th 2013.


Soundarya’s Vision to Immortalise Rajinikanth

The impetus behind the magnum opus feature film Kochadaiiyaan – The Legend starring superstar Rajinikanth and the reigning Deepika Padukone, stems from the grand vision of its director Soundarya Rajnikanth Ashwin who’s aim was to immortalise her off-screen father, and on-screen icon Rajinikanth for his adoring fans.

“My ambition has always been to immortalise my father and bring the legendary Rajinikanth that audiences around the world adore in an ‘avatar’ he hasn’t been seen or experienced in ever before” says Soundarya.

Soundarya, a talented and forward thinking filmmaker who is part of India’s esteemed generation-x directors, is well versed with various trend setting film techniques including that of Computer Generated Technology. In addition to her directorial duties, insiders say that prior to the filming schedule, Soundarya undertook extensive training in motion capturing photorealistic technology to fully understand the process herself.

She has been involved in film animation techniques and production for the last six years and for Kochadaiiyaan she wanted to do something unique and decided to introduce Motion Capture technology which was never attempted in its full band-with in India before.

She continues by saying: “Through the use of this path-breaking technology, I have been able to have unlimited creativity on all grounds. I was also able to de-age certain characters including my father and it was a delight to see him on screen as I remembered him when I was growing up.A direct impact of globalisation has been the proliferation of entertainment and other forms of content from the West. By incorporating some of the technological innovations as seen in major Hollywood productions into Kochadaiiyaan allowed me to bring my father’s performance and persona up to speed with the current generation of filmgoers who may not be aware of my father’s repertoire of work.”

Referred to as India’s answer to Avatar, Kochadaiiyaan is set to blaze a trail globally in cutting-edge Motion Capturing with Photorealistic Technology, as it rivals and transcends the technological capabilities of Hollywood masterpieces Avatar, Tin Tin and Beowulf. South Indian megastar Rajinikant is cast as the archetypal superhero in the epic dramatization of good versus evil. He performs a dual role with Deepika being paired opposite the younger character. They are joined by current and veteran stars of North and South Indian Cinema such as Jackie Shroff and R. Sarathkumar for a global, Pan-Indian cinematic treat.

Mediaone Global Entertainment Limited & Eros International ‘s Kochadaiiyaan – The Legend is set to transcend boundaries and break records, creating a market first in world cinema and cementing Indian Cinema’s place forever within the global film fraternity. Kochadaiiyaan – The Legend will release worldwide this December 2013.


The men Sarika wants to be locked up with in the Bigg Boss house!

Mumbai, September 16, 2013: At the concluding Manhattan Short India Master Class Series at National college on Monday afternoon, when asked if she would consider entering the infamous Bigg Boss house, senior actor Sarika sportingly quipped, “I’ll do it if they lock Naseeruddin Shah, Nana Patekar, Irrfan Khan, Seema Biswas, Tabu, myself, Nawazuddin Sidiqui, Anurag Kashyap. Yes, then I would go in. That is so exciting!”

In a heart-to-heart tete-a-tete with the students at National college, moderated by senior film journalist Faheem Ruhani, Sarika made several youngsters’ jaws drop when she revealed to them that today in Hindi cinema, women are less objectified than in earlier times. “Go to youtube and search for songs like ‘Hungama Ho Gaya’ with Bindu or a Padma Khanna song. The camera is only on two places,” she said, with the young audience in splits. “And the camera had this very vulgar movement. They would zoom in and out and in and out, just at those two places. I would rather see Deepika looking so sensual and so sexy than seeing that camera movement. Things are much better now,” she added.

At ease, Sarika was as comfortable talking about people who influenced her like Sunil Dutt, Meena Kumari and Sanjeev Kumar and about the choices she has made in her professional and personal life. The students posed as many tough questions as any journalist would do today including ones such as, ‘Why did you take so long for your come back?’, ‘With your daughter an actor today, do you think women are more objectified today than the previous generation?’, ‘Is Bollywood changing that we will soon see an older heroine with a younger hero?’, ‘How true is it that an actress’ career comes to an end when she gets married?’ and even ‘Will we see you direct a film soon?’



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No kid in Amit and Amita’s life.

Sony Entertainment Television’s popular show Amita Ka Amit is all set to witness high voltage twists and turns. The show portraits the cute love story and the evolution of relationship of a couple brought together by the age old concept of arranged marriage have touch the millions hearts worldwide. The adorable couple is expecting entry of kid in their life. As the viewers have seen in last episode that Amita is pregnant and there is no bounds to the happiness and gladness in the entire family.The viewers will witness the new twist and turns in the Amita and Amit’s life. The upcoming episodes will showcase Amit’s disagreement to have a child. He decides to get a child aborted. He feels that it’s not right time and period to have child..

What will be Amita’s reaction to Amit Decision?Will she agree for the abortion?

To know more keep watching Amita ka Amit only on Sony Entertainment Monday to Thursday 8.30pm



This episode is the first of two-episode chronicle of the recent `much in debate’ Delhi Gangrape case in Delhi.

The shameful and damning incident occurred on the fateful night of 16th of December 2012 when the victim Suhasi (23) boarded a private bus (that otherwise ferries school children) on her way home to Munirka along with her boyfriend nilesh, unaware that six drunkards, perverts were waiting for a prey inside.

These men including the driver Mohan Singh, his brother Manoj Singh, their friends, Ravi Kaushik, Hansraj Malik, Govind Singh and Chhotu first began to pass lewd remarks at the sole passenger couple Suhasi and nilesh the moment the bus left Munirka. nilesh reacted as expected and this gave the men a chance to get physical with nilesh and soon they beat and bundled him up at one corner of the bus and and pounced on Suhasi like savages.

All this was happening in the moving bus with tinted fglass and its curtains closed and lights off and a defiant Suhasi resisting the brutes as long as she could. Enraged with her resistance the six men take out their vengeance on her. They first took turns to rape her and then beat and shoved her with iron rods. in the most unthinkable, unimaginable, indescribable manner.

The six men after having satiated their savage thirst threw off nilesh and Suhasi near the Mahipalpur flyover and drive off. At 11.30 pm, 2 hours after they boarded the bus, badly injured Suhasi and nilesh were spotted by two passersby, who informed the nearest PCR Van, who eventually sent them to the Safdarjung Hospital.

The Vasant Vihar police in the meanwhile set off to find the assailants and the bus on the basis of the description given by nilesh. The investigating police also gathered information from a carpenter Rakesh Dhawan who was assaulted and looted by those six men who later raped Suhasi in the same.

Little did the police realize at that time that they were dealing with an incident that was going to snowball into a modern day revolution that will force both the government and society to realize enough is enough?


TX – Sunday, September 22, 2013


This episode is the second and conclusive episode of two-episode chronicle of the recent `much in debate’ Delhi Gangrape case in Delhi.

The victim Suhasi (23) was raped and assaulted by the six men in a moving bus and little did the police realize that they were dealing with an incident that was going to snowball into a modern day revolution that will force both the government and society to realize enougt is enough.. ..

Ever since the admission in the hospital Suhasi’s condition was deteriorating with every passing minute but she was conscious and providing details as to what happened to her amidst multiple operations being performed on her.

In the meanwhile the bus driver and one of the main culprits Mohan Singh was arrested and other members of his gang were to follow suit soon. But the most important development was that the anger among youth of India, as the news of this ghastly crime was slowly spreading all over, was silently but decisively brewing.

The plight of Suhasi had touched every heart as if the gore of the crime roused anger inside everyone. Sensing the pulse of the people, political leaders began rushing to the hospital to offer their token of concern and a promise of justice. But this time the anger of the people was beyond the imagination of any politician. Without any prejudiced thoughts or any political agenda the youth of the country was just not ready to tolerate no more apathy and indifference from the establishment. Their anger soon galvanized into an full-blown impromptu movement undeterred of police barricades, teargas shells, water canon or police lathi-charge

By the evening of 21st December, 2012, four days after the ghastly crime, all the six culprits were in police custody but the flip side was that the innocent victim Suhasi was losing the battling for her life. She had suffered a cardiac arrest and was on life support. Her deteriorating condition couple with the pressure mounted by protestors, forced the Government to airlift her to a Hospital in Singapore for specialized treatment but she couldn’t sustained her brave battle and died on December 29, 13 days after the assault.

The movement that began with the plight of Suhasi is still on even after her death and her sacrifice is expected to bring a watershed change in our approach to safeguard our sisters against crimes as heinous as rape and stringent punishment possibly a death penalty to those who bring humanity to shame.



While the industry has dime a dozen tales of co-actors who do not get along with each other, here’s one Jai-Veeru Jodi who just don’t seem to get bored of each other! We are talking about Arhaan Behl and Vikas Sethi of Zee TV’s recently launched show Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se.

Arhan Behl (Raghu) and Vikas Sethi (Jaswant Rana) apparently have a blast in each other’s company. From cracking jokes in Punjabi to reading their scripts together, these two seem to have a blast shooting together. Ironically, the two do not share a cordial relationship onscreen, but their character differences do not reflect in their off-screen relationship at all.

When we contacted Vikram, he said, “Since Arhaan and I both are Punjabis, we feel at ease in each other’s company. Because of our common background we are both comfortable practicing and rehearsing for our dialogues and reading our scripts together in Punjabi. We share a common taste in food and films as well. The typical practice of two Punjabi boys addressing each other as Veere or Bhai exists between us as well. He is a very good friend of mine and I really miss his presence on the sets whenever he is not shooting.”

Apart from these two, apparently the entire team is always seen having fun together on the sets. Confirms Vikas, “We have a WhatsApp group called DDBEDS (Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se), where throughout the day we keep pulling each other’s legs and have a blast even if we are not shooting! And I must tell you, Alok ji (Aloki Nath) has the best sense of humor amongst all.”

We’ve seen many such hit pairs kicking off as the show begins, but slowly, as they start maturing into individual characters on the show, they begin to have differences and end up falling apart. Well, all we can say now is “Iss Jodi ko kisi ki nazar na lag jaaye”.

To know more, watch Do dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se every Monday to Friday at 8:30

Only on ZEE TV!

Nupur Kothari

Executive – Public Relations

Zee TV Marketing


Poonam Jhawer onto the big league

The sexy Radhe Sanyasani transforms into a modern village belle

There is a saying that talent is not time bound. Talking about sheer talent, meet Poonam Jhawer who is growing into one of the most formidable forces when it comes to playing all kinds of roles. She is an actress who has pursued and found her own way and has taken up the challenge to play difficult roles and doing total justice to it. Poonam is a challenge to all writers and directors who are willing to create complex, complicated and even controversial roles for the actress. She has this knack of bringing the characters alive and giving them a new dimension.

The absolutely admirable talent has earned all the applause and appreciation for her role of “Radhe Maa” in Akshay Kumar – Paresh Rawal starrer OMG-Oh My God! directed by Umesh Shukla. The Hindi satirical comedy directed by Umesh Shukla received a positive response and was declared a super hit grosser at the box office when it was released on September 28 last year.

After lighting up the screen with her presence and outstanding and natural performance, the sexy Radhe Sanyasani will be seen playing a modern village belle in Eros International’s upcoming film Rambo Rajkumar.The action packed entertainer is directed by none-other-than Prabhu Deva and features Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead. The film is slated to release on December 6 this year.

Poonam Jhawer has joined the big league and has the right to be on cloud nine. Talking about the same, an excited Jhawer said that she’s lucky to be a part of Eros and Prabhu Deva’s film Rambo Rajkumar.

Hope has shown the actress in a new light that has something special about her, playing the kind of roles with some extraordinary spark…


Design the Story of your Life with Samsung GALAXY Note 3

– Enhanced S Pen features and larger screen optimized for multitasking provide a delightful mobile experience that brings passions to life

– Samsung Galaxy Gear launched in India

Mumbai/ Delhi, India – September 17, 2013 – Samsung Electronics, India’s number one smartphone provider, today introduced GALAXY Note 3, the latest update to the Note product line. The new Samsung GALAXY Note 3 adds delight to daily tasks and infuses innovative features that help consumers tell the story of their lives. Samsung GALAXY Note 3 delivers a larger and better screen for the best viewing experience and more powerful multitasking, and introduces significant S Pen improvements that make everyday life easier and faster.

GALAXY Note 3 makes your everyday life amazing

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobile & IT, stated, “The GALAXY Note 3 represents the next evolution of the GALAXY Note experience. It meets the needs of consumers for a smarter larger screen, makes everyday life easier with the S pen and is much slimmer, lighter, more powerful, and comes with a beautiful design. At Samsung, our goal is not just to make great devices, but to empower consumers to truly experience…enjoy…and fulfill their busy life with our devices, like the Note 3 and the Gear.”

Samsung GALAXY Note 3 comes with a larger (5.7inch) full HD Super AMOLED display, yet slimmer (8.3mm) and lighter (168g) hardware design, and more powerful and longer lasting (3,200mAh) battery. Also, equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera with Smart Stabilization and high CRI LED flash, Samsung GALAXY Note 3 enables users to crisply capture every visual story in their lives, even in low light and active situations. Incorporating the industry’s largest 3GB RAM, the GALAXY Note 3 also provides faster and more powerful performance.

Balancing GALAXY Note 3’s strength with artistic design

In addition to meaningful technological advancements, Samsung GALAXY Note 3 delivers a new premium look and feel. Expanding on the modern Samsung GALAXY design approach, Samsung GALAXY Note 3 adds a soft and textured-touch back cover and delicate stitching. It also features a serration pattern on the side of the device that evokes a connection to the timeless and enduring strengths of classic notebooks and planners. Samsung GALAXY Note 3 will be available in Jet Black, Classic White and Blush Pink. In order to encourage its customers to express their personality and taste, Samsung will also offer exchangeable back covers in dozens of additional colors at launch.

Click S Pen to make life easier, faster and more exciting

The new S Pen reinvents and modernizes the classic note-taking experience by providing the ability to accomplish everyday tasks with just one click. The advanced S Pen is designed to be fully functional as a communication driver between the phone and the user by creating essential input and control features. It plays an integral role in how users interface with the device, making all daily routines easier.

A simple click of the S Pen button while hovering over the screen introduces users to Air Command, a palette of five powerful features that truly make tasks easier and faster. With the Air Command feature, there is no need to toggle between screens, memorize commands or look up different menus. The Air Command feature provides access to the following key functions:

• Action Memo allows users to handwrite a note, and automatically execute a function or convert that handwritten information into formatted content. Action Memo can instantly initiate a call, add to contacts, look up an address on a map, search the web, save a task to a to-do list, and more.

• Scrapbook enables users to organize or track down content and information from various sources including the web, YouTube and Gallery in one place so that users can easily look back at collected content all at once. When consumers save content for future use, Scrapbook also collects source material or URLs allowing them to easily refer back to the original source.

• The Screen Write feature captures the full screen image of the current page on the device and allows users to write comments or additional information onto the captured image.

• S Finder allows users to expansively search for content on their device regardless of the type. By putting in keywords or filters such as date, location, and content type, users can search related documents, events, communication threads, and even the Help page – all in one place. In addition, users can also search for hand-written content in their Notes and memo applications, as well as symbols and formulas.

• Pen Window allows users to use the S Pen not only for drawing sketches or writing notes, but now also for opening a small application window for a true multitasking experience. Simply by drawing a window of any size, anywhere on the screen, users can easily and quickly open another application window such as YouTube, calculator or Browser without pausing current activity on the screen.

For more advanced note-taking, the new S Note presents a comprehensive solution that enables consumers to easily write, organize, edit and browse notes with a user-friendly interface and the Easy Chart feature. The new S Note can also be synced with Evernote or a Samsung account and be enabled for accessing and viewing from different devices. Furthermore, when a user wants only a certain part of an image to be taken from the web or Note 3 content, the advanced new Easy Clip feature allows them to roughly draw around the desired image and then it converts that content into a more precisely cropped image.

Larger Note screen delivers enriched viewing experience and enables you to do more

The Samsung GALAXY Note 3 delivers a larger screen and the increased size is matched with powerful improvements that allow users to fully utilize the additional screen space. The 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen provides a stunning and defined video viewing experience for watching Full HD content, distinct clarity for reading and an elegant canvas for content creation.

My Magazine provides a personalized news, social media, entertainment and in-the-moment content experience. Developed through a partnership with Flipboard, it offers an integrated content consuming experience in a modern and dynamic magazine-style layout.

The GALAXY Note 3 enables enhanced multitasking capabilities that allow users to fully utilize the larger screen.

• With the new Multi Window, users can toggle seamlessly between applications without closing the window or opening a new page, allowing for enhanced productivity and collaboration across programs. Consumers can also run one application in two windows at the same time. For instance, users can read the news in one browser while conducting a web search in another, or send an instant message through ChatON to a friend while reading a message from another friend.

• In addition, using Drag and Drop mode within the new Multi Window, users can easily drag and drop content such as a text or image from one window to the other in an instant.

• Pen Window from Air Command further enhances multitasking experience by allowing consumers to draw a window on the screen and launching popular applications while continuing current tasks on the GALAXY Note 3.

An improvement to Group Play, video sharing, is now available. Originally introduced along with the GALAXY S4, Group Play allows users to play the same music, to play games together, and to share documents. It now enables consumers to share videos and play content together with their friends simultaneously. Users can also connect up to five devices alongside each other to create a “big screen” viewing experience using the Multi Vision feature of the Samsung Note 3.

Samsung KNOX & Find My Mobile

The new GALAXY Note 3 comes with enhanced privacy and security protection provided by Samsung KNOX. Users can activate Samsung KNOX with ease which allows them to run and store security-sensitive applications and data inside a protected execution environment called “container.” The security inside the container is strengthened by system-level protection of Samsung KNOX against malware and phishing attacks as well as hacking attempts on physical devices when devices are stolen or lost. For instance, important personal pictures or video can be stored in the container with no worries for data leakage due to hacking. In addition, users may choose to store enterprise applications and data such as corporate email, contacts and calendar and allow the IT department to manage the container through EAS (Exchange ActiveSync Server). These features make the GALAXY Note 3 an ideal device for BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device to work)

Furthermore, the GALAXY Note 3 is equipped with an improved Find My Mobile feature that allows users to disable the phone when it is stolen or lost. With the enhanced user authentication, the technology prevents stolen mobile phones from being reset to factory settings, and allows users to remotely track or erase the data from their lost or stolen mobile phones.

GALAXY Gear, the smart companion for GALAXY Note 3

Simultaneously announced with Samsung GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY Gear is a new concept device that allows users to live life in the moment while staying connected. GALAXY Gear will notify users and give them quick previews of incoming texts, emails and more coming from GALAXY Note 3. It will provide a range of other valuable features and commands that extend the GALAXY Note 3 experience. When an incoming message requires more than a quick glance, users can simply pick up their Samsung GALAXY devices and the Smart Relay feature will instantly reveal the full content on the screen. Together, GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear extend Samsung’s efforts to provide users with the opportunity to design their lives, to express their passions and to make everyday life more easy and enjoyable.

Available with 32GB internal storage along with an additional microSD card slot for an additional storage of upto 64GB, the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear will be available in India commencing September 25, 2013. Consumers can also pre-book the device on the Samsung mobile e -store starting today.

Vernacular Language Support

The GALAXY Note 3 will come pre-loaded with support for 11 regional Indian languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Assamese.

Users get Offers worth INR 15000 absolutely free. Users can enjoy preloaded applications like Evernote, Dropbox and sketchbook pro. Through a Special zone called Content Gifts within Samsung apps starting 1st of October users can also enjoy offers on wide range of services like NY Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bitcasa, Oxford Dictionary and Angry Birds Star Wars 2.

Price and Offers

The Samsung GALAXY Note 3 is priced at Rs 49,900/- while the Gear is priced at Rs. 22,990/-. As part of its introductory offer, all Samsung Note 3 customers who are using Vodafone 2G services will get 2GB Internet per month free for two months on Vodafone 3G/EDGE/2G Networks.

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Female Fans Going Crazy About their ‘Albeliya’ singer

Is it Kailash Kher’s magical voice or is it his humble nature or his heart churning compositions like Saiyya, Teri Deewani, and many more… that’s making his female fans following going crazy about the ‘Albeliya’ singer.

In his recent tour across the world Kailash’s female admirer were seen dancing on stage with him and asking for autograph. What surprising in taking autograph? Well, his female fans were requesting their favourite singer to write their names on the autographs along with the best wishes. And Kailash, though surprised by this kind of request, like a true gentleman wrote the name on their requests.

In Oslo, Norway, also drawn to the romantic sufi singer’s voice his female fans, both from India and Pakistan origin, came on stage and danced away the whole night with him.

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Mumbai, September 2013

Ray-Ban, the global leader in premium eyewear, presents Edition III of “Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds 2013”. This is a unique initiative to promote emerging artists across India and present them with an opportunity to be mentored by maestros like Uday Benegal, Benny Dayal, Harshdeep Kaur, Raghu Dixit and Shilpa Rao.

“Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds 2013” is an extension of Ray-Ban’s ‘Envision Campaign’ which celebrates the Never Hide spirit: the boldness to be yourself and freely express your beliefs and personality. Taking a leap forward “Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds 2013” in association with MTV, is an amalgamation of different genres of music such as Rock, Suf, Folk, Pop and Fusion. This musical journey commences on October 05, 2013 and will witness celebrated artists embracing the culturati across locations -Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Bangalore, reaching the fnal destination on November 30, 2013. The third season is surely going to be bigger than ever before.

About RAY-BAN ENVISION: Ray-Ban Envision honors the strength it takes to be true to yourself. Social, expressive, pioneering, innovative and transformative are the main characteristics of all those dreamers, who sees the world differently, who pursue their vision with a great and enduring sense of purpose. A lens is like an engine for sunglasses and Envision campaign celebrates the multiple facets of Ray-Ban’s legendary lenses: highly resistant, anti-glare; outshine; long lasting; impact resistant and built to move.

Keeping in mind the same passion for music and the never hide attitude, Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds 2013 invites all the ardent musicians who believe that music is their true calling, to come forth and showcase their talent.

“Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds is taking the next step forward, and we are very excited to announce Edition III in 2013. This year we set out to search the most unique and talented voices around the country and believe that the latest edition is sure to reach greater heights”, says Shirley Gong, Ray-Ban Business Manager, Emerging Markets.

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Gear Up for the action-packed blockbuster Salt as the Super Movie of the month!

~ Watch this action drama on 21st September 2013 at 11pm~

TRIVIA ü Angeline Jolie’s nine year old son, Maddox, couldn’t recognize the actress as the male naval officer in one of the scenes. ü Shipped to theaters under the code names “Cover Up” and “Red Square”. ü Filming was temporarily halted after Jolie suffered a minor head injury during filming an action scene. Mumbai, September, 2013: MOVIES NOW, this weekend showcases a Blockbuster that is the perfect combination of sexy and tough. Topping the Box-office worldwide with over $294 million, Salt was recognized for the sexiest star of all time by the BBC poll- Angelina Jolie! Catch her in one of her most impactful performances of her career.

Originally designed for a male protagonist with Tom Cruise playing the lead, the script was rewritten especially for Jolie. Based on a CIA agent’s mission to clear her name from being accused as a Russian agent, the film was released in the DVD and Blue Ray format featuring two alternate cuts that provided different endings for the movie.

From jumping out of helicopters, shooting, hanging from the edge of buildings, this film has Jolie performing it all! Don’t miss this intense blockbuster which portrays Jolie in a completely new avatar!

Watch the sexiest woman of all times play the toughest protagonist in Salt only on MOVIES NOW on 21st September 2013 at 11pm!


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McAfee reveals Lily Collins as the MOST DANGEROUS CYBER CELEBRITY of 2013

Seventh Annual Study Finds Women are More Dangerous than Men and Musicians are Risky

Mad Men’s Jon Hamm is the Only Male to Rank in the Top 10

India, – September 17, 2013: Lily Collins, star of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and Mirror, Mirror, has replaced Emma Watson as McAfee’s most dangerous celebrity to search for online. For the seventh year in a row, McAfee researched popular culture’s most famous people to reveal the riskiest Hollywood actors, musicians, comedians, and personalities on the Web. The McAfee Most Dangerous CelebritiesTM study revealed that women are more dangerous than men, with nine of the top ten being female. Following Lily Collins, Avril Lavigne takes the number two spot and Sandra Bullock comes in third. Jon Hamm is the only male to make the top 10 list this year. Musicians also comprise nine of the top twenty most dangerous celebrities.

Cybercriminals consistently take advantage of consumer interest around award shows, new movies and TV shows as well as the latest cultural trends driven by celebrities. These criminals capitalize on the public’s fascination with celebrity to lure them to sites laden with malware that enables them to steal passwords and personal information. This year, searching for a celebrity name coupled with the search terms “free app download” and “nude pictures” resulted in the highest instances of malware-laden sites.

“Today’s consumers often are completely unaware of security risks when searching for celebrity and entertainment news, images and videos online, sacrificing safety for immediacy,” said Paula Greve, director of web security research at McAfee. “Cybercriminals prey on consumers’ addiction to breaking news and leverage this behavior to lead them to unsafe sites that can severely infect their computers and devices and steal personal data.”

Lily Collins Searches Yield a Nearly One-in-Seven Chance of Landing on a Malicious Site

Fans searching for “Lily Collins and free downloads,” “Lily Collins and nude pictures,” “Lily Collins and fakes,” and “Lily Collins and free app downloads” are at risk of running into online threats designed to steal personal information, such as email addresses and passwords. Clicking on these risky sites and downloading files such as pictures and videos expose surfers to a larger risk of downloading viruses and malware.

McAfee research found that searching for the latest Lily Collins pictures and downloads yields more than a 14.5% chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware.

The study uses McAfee® SiteAdvisor® site ratings, which indicate which sites are risky to search when attached to celebrity names on the Web and calculate an overall risk percentage. The top 10 celebrities from this year’s study with the highest percentages of risk are:





Lily Collins



Avril Lavigne



Sandra Bullock



Kathy Griffin



Zoe Saldana



Katy Perry



Britney Spears



Jon Hamm



Adriana Lima



Emma Roberts


Women are More Dangerous than Men

Jon Hamm (No. 8) is the only man to rank in the top 10, followed by Justin Timberlake (No. 12) and Patrick Dempsey (No. 13) in the top 20.

Musicians Sing Their Way to the Top

Searching for musicians, especially young female pop stars, yields malware and risky websites. Seventeen musicians make the top 50 list, with three of them ranking in the top 10: Avril Lavigne (No. 2), Katy Perry (No. 6), and Britney Spears (No. 7). Other musicians at play include: Shakira (No. 11), Justin Timberlake (No. 12), Selena Gomez (No. 14), Demi Lovato (No. 16), Miley Cyrus (No. 20), Rihanna (No. 28), Lady Gaga (No. 30), Beyoncé (No. 34), and Pitbull (No. 50).

Dangerously Funny Men & Women

Sandra Bullock (No. 3), Kathy Griffin (No. 4), Amy Poehler (No. 17), Ellen DeGeneres (No. 23), Jimmy Fallon (No. 24), and Jimmy Kimmel (No. 39) all rank in the top 50.

Battle of the TV Personalities

Let the battle rounds begin between The Voice co-judges Blake Shelton and Adam Levine! Searching for Blake Shelton (No. 21) is more dangerous than doing so for Adam Levine (No. 32). Searching for downloads of Kanye West (No. 22) is more risky than searching for his new Kardashian family: Kourtney Kardashian (No. 27), Kim Kardashian (No. 35), Khloe Kardashian (No. 36), and Kris Jenner (No. 38). Media mogul and TV host Ryan Seacrest (No. 40) rounds out the top 40.

Latinas Heat Up the List

This year, four Latina women are in the top 20: Shakira (No. 11), Selena Gomez (No. 14), Demi Lovato (No. 16), and Eva Mendes (No. 19). Additional Latina women spicing up the top 50 are Sofia Vergara (No. 26), Jessica Alba (No. 31), and Salma Hayek (No. 43).

From One Year to Another

Emma Watson, Jessica Biel, and Megan Fox have all dropped out of this year’s list (in 2012 they ranked No. 1, No. 2, and No. 6, respectively).

Tips to Stay Protected:

· Beware of content that prompts you to download anything before providing you the content. You may want to opt to watch streaming videos or download content from official websites of content providers.

· “Free downloads” are significantly the highest virus-prone search term. Anyone searching for videos or files to download should be careful as not to unleash malware on their computer.

Always use password protection on your phone and other mobile devices. If your phone is lost or stolen, anyone who picks up the device could publish your information online.
Established news sites may not entice you with exclusives for one solid reason: there usually aren’t any. Try to stick to official news sites that you trust for breaking news. However, trusted sites can also fall prey to hackers. Make sure to use a safe search tool that will notify you of risky sites or links before you visit them.
Don’t download videos from suspect sites. This should be common sense, but it bears repeating: don’t download anything from a website you don’t trust — especially video. Most news clips you’d want to see can easily be found on official video sites, and don’t require you to download anything. If a website offers an exclusive video for you to download, don’t.
Don’t “log in” or provide other information: If you receive a message, text or email or visit a third-party website that asks for your information—credit card, email, home address, Facebook login, or other information—for access to an exclusive story, don’t give it out. Such requests are a common tactic for phishing that could lead to identity theft.
If you do decide to search for information on a major event or celebrity in the news, make sure your entire household’s devices have protection, such as McAfee LiveSafe™, which protects all devices from your PCs, Macs, and tablets to your smartphone. It also includes malware detection software, McAfee® Mobile Security, to protect your smartphone or tablet from all types of malware.

· A complimentary version of SiteAdvisor software can be downloaded at


About McAfee SiteAdvisor technology

McAfee SiteAdvisor technology protects users from malicious websites and browser exploits. SiteAdvisor technology tests and rates nearly every trafficked site on the Internet and uses red, yellow and green icons to indicate the website’s risk level.

SiteAdvisor site ratings are created by using patented advanced technology to conduct automated website tests SiteAdvisor software works with Internet Explorer and Firefox.

About McAfee

McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.

Note: McAfee, the McAfee logo, SiteAdvisor, McAfee LiveSafe, and Most Dangerous Celebrities are registered trademarks or trademarks of McAfee, Inc., or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. ©2011 McAfee, Inc. All rights reserved.

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To keep up with the age of contemporary advances, Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi’s production banner Grazing Goat Pictures recently launched ‘Grazing Goat Digital’. The first exciting venture to emerge is the Youtube channel ‘FOMO Fashion On My Own’, India’s first Hindi fashion channel which lets trend-conscious women transform into glamourous goddesses without having to step into a salon.

The fashion channel will cater to women aged between 15 to 34 and will provide them with the latest trends, tips and tricks of the fashion trade. The channel broadcasts step-by-step tutorials on such subjects as hair styling tips, make up tutorials, getting the look of your favourite celebs and more. The channel will be broadcasting videos in Hindi and English, and will upload new episodes every Monday.

Commenting on the launch of their new digital channel, Ashvini Yardi, co-founder of Grazing Goat Pictures commented, “Grazing Goat Digital is proud to present FOMO Fashion On My Own, India’s first Hindi fashion channel in association with Youtube, targeted at women not only in metros but even in smaller towns who have the fashion sense but not the required facilities at their disposal. FOMO will be catered in Hindi to reach a wider audience and will also available in English. It’s not very cost effective for women to visit a salon each time they desire a particular look hence they can watch it anywhere at any time and still manage to look a million bucks!”

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Armaan Kohli is a Jolly good person like Salman Khan

Bigg Boss house is famous for his controversial contestations and controversies in the house. Bollywood actor Armaan Kohli enter the Bigg Boss house while spending his 1st day in the hell he was seen in very chill out mood and was seen interacting with every member of the house. He was seen in good manner and creating lot of humour and Fun time with his roommates. Armaan was known for his high temper in his film but in the house he has an excellent sense of humour and because of his pleasant personality the big boss contestants had not nominated him for elimination.

Armaan Kohli spokesperson Satish Reddy said, “Armaan is very good Human being and the Audience will get attached to him very easily.”

Bigg Boss 7 house is a blend of the iniquity of hell and serenity of heaven. The space of heaven is flowery with all the comfort and beauty while the hell consists of all sorts of discomfort and dirty. The contestants have to sleep on the floor.

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Ek main aur ek tu…

Ranbir Kapoor along with mother Neetu Kapoor made an appearance on Kaun Banega Crorepati. The mother-son duo had a blast playing the game. When Amitabh Bachchan requested them to dance together they instantly got up and grooved to the song ‘Ek main aur ek tu’ from Rishi – Neetu starrer movie ‘Khel khel mein’.

Catch Ranbir and Neetu dance to the tunes of ‘Ek main aur ek tu’ this Sunday, September 22, 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

Ayan Dutta

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Simon Cowell returns with three glamorous female judges – Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio – a la Charlie’s Angels!

The music mogul says he was waiting to be surrounded only by female judges for more than a decade!

Simon Cowell is sure a lucky man. The television personality is back with a bang for the third season of The X Factor USA on BIG CBS LOVE, creating his own version of Charlie’s Angels with three beautiful pop divas – Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio – who will accompany him on the judges’ panel. While the vivacious singer-actress Demi Lovato joins Simon for a third year in a row, Grammy winner Kelly Rowland and latino diva Paulina Rubio will be the new judges joining him on the panel for the latest season.

The X Factor USA brings the best to the stage and battles it out not only with the contestants, but the judges as well. Talking about his co-judges on the show Simon says, “It’s taken more than a decade but I’m delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls (I think!). Paulina and Kelly both have great taste and massive experience in the music industry and together with Demi this is going to be a fun panel. It just feels like the time to do something different.”

While we agree most guys would love to be in Simon’s shoes right now, we can’t help but wonder, will the girls team up against the television personality known for his sharp tongue and witty comments? Co-judge Paulina Rubio has already warned him saying, “Simon, be careful what you wish for, let’s see if you are ready to handle me, empieza la fiesta, amigo!” She adds, “I’m so thrilled to be part of the show as a judge.”

Looks like it’s time for some Girl Power on The X Factor USA Season 3!

Don’t miss the premiere of The X Factor USA Season 3 on BIG CBS LOVE, September 21, 2013 at 9 PM


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Thomson Reuters Boosts Trading Solutions for Indian Exchange Traded Instruments with Acquisition of Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Acquisition allows Thomson Reuters to further develop its footprint in India’s financial industry

Mumbai, September 17, 2013 – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has acquired Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a leading integrated provider of sell-side order management systems (OMS) and high frequency trading solutions for Indian exchange traded instruments.

The acquisition of Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd. further extends and complements Thomson Reuters financial market data desktop and feeds offering to the financial industry in India. By combining Omnesys Technologies’ market-leading sell-side order management system and high frequency trading capabilities with Thomson Reuters content, analytics, quant and event driven trading infrastructure, the company now offers Indian customers a portfolio of integrated and innovative solutions for exchange traded instruments that are tailored to their market.

Omnesys Technologies’ Pvt. Ltd. products range from multi-asset, multi-venue trading systems, Indian market data and connectivity solutions for sell-side firms, focused on institutional, retail and proprietary trading institutions. The main product suite, Omnesys NEST™, is a platform of choice for leading institutions, brokerages and exchanges in India.

“The acquisition of Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an exciting step forward in expanding Thomson Reuters regional presence and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the financial marketplace in India,” said Swarup Choudhury, managing director, India, Thomson Reuters. “Thomson Reuters is now able to offer a suite of transaction solutions to sell side institutions and exchanges in India, allowing us to seamlessly integrate this capability with our world-class content and technology. Moreover, it provides us with a new opportunity to service the Indian equities market with a powerful combination of desktop content, analytics, feeds and transaction capabilities,” he added.

“Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is delighted to have found a strong industry leader in Thomson Reuters that shares a passion for customers and growing business in India,” said Shrikant Pandit, CEO of Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Terms and conditions of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997, Omnesys Technologies Pvt. headquartered in Bangalore with offices in Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai. Shrikant Pandit, managing director, Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd. will continue to lead the Omnesys business and will oversee its integration with Thomson Reuters.

With a presence in India since 1851, Thomson Reuters was one of the first global financial services companies to enter the Indian financial market. Today, Thomson Reuters employs more than 10,000 people in India, its largest employee base outside of the U.S., with key offices and operations located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. Thomson Reuters has a diversified set of professional businesses in India including Financial and Risk, Intellectual Property & Science, Tax and Accounting and Legal.

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Omnesys is a leading provider of multi-asset, multi venue trading system called Omnesys NEST. Omnesys NEST is a platform of choice for leading institutions, exchanges and brokers in India. OMNESYS NEST™ is used by more than 200 of the top financial institutions in India as well as by various exchanges which provide OMNESYS NEST™as a front office service to their customers.

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Twist in the tale!!!

Deepika’s Milan trip was never a fun getaway. At least the pictures don’t say so, looks like she is taken some serious interest in the city.

After a bit of snooping around a close source of Deepika revealed that “Deepika is in Milan for inspiration. Now what inspiration, wait for the news! She’s working on something very special that is Europe inspired”

Woww that was unexpected. Well, if this is true, is it a new Hollywood project?

Or is she tying up with Italian Designers? Or a new signature fragrance in her name? Any guesses?


CP PLUS introduces ‘Tamper-Proof’ Network Video Recorders

INDIA, September, 2013: CP PLUS GmbH & Co. KG has announced the availability of elegant, powerful and advanced Network Video Recorders namely CP-UNR-104Q1, CP-UNR-104Q1P that come in 4 channels and CP-UNR-108Q1, CP-UNR-108Q1P in 8 channels. CP PLUS TeknoLogix Labs designed these new NVRs with economy of space in mind and for sophisticated applications. These robust, reliable, and feature-rich recorders are ideal for installation in any space-constrained location like standalone ATMs or sophisticated locations like homes, villas etc.
With its attractive external appearance, slim, lightweight design and painstaking attention to detail, CP PLUS TeknoLogix Labs equips this new line up with ‘Tamper Proof’ technology, that preventing NVR’s control panel from any unauthorized access even the device is located in any remote place.
Comes in 4 and 8 ports versions, the CP PLUS NVRs (CP-UNR-104Q1P and CP-UNR-108Q1P) are built with plug-and-play feature, specifically designed for High Definition IP cameras and also compatible with analog cameras. The PoE feature allows automatically detects and configures network cameras, eliminating the need to program any settings in the camera. The embedded-Linux operating system also supports plug-and-play with hassle-free installation that can be done in a matter of minutes.
Featuring 1080P real time preview in this new line-up, the new CP PLUS NVR range capitalizes on high level H.264/ MJPEG compression to deliver detailed HD video and noticeably sharper images from your legacy analog cameras whilst minimizing bandwidth and video storage requirements.
The new NVRs from CP PLUS provide maximum flexibility in storage with a built in 1SATA HDDs, ensuring data is stored and protected. Supporting multi brand network cameras, the CP PLUS NVRs have ONVIF 2.0 conformance.
In India, Aditya Infotech Ltd. is an exclusive distributor partner of CP PLUS GMBH & Co. KG, Germany for their brand CP PLUS. AIL has been aggressively distributing and marketing entire range of CP PLUS surveillance Cameras, Digital Video Recorders (DVRs), VDP, Time & Attendance, Intelligent Home Automations and allied accessories in India.

Aditya Infotech Ltd (AIL) is a leader in introducing safety and security brands in India and has an expertise in designing solutions on the basis of the needs.

Technical specifications of CP PLUS Tamper Proof NVRs:-

 8 Ch. with 1080p Realtime Live View (CP-UNR-108Q1P & CP-UNR-108Q1)
 4 Ch. with 1080p Realtime Live View (CP-UNR-104Q1 & CP-UNR-104Q1P)
 H.264/MJPEG dual codec decoding
 Support Plug&Play, 4 PoE ports (CP-UNR-104Q1P & CP-UNR-108Q1P)
 Max 120fps@1080p, 240fps@720p,480fps@D1 Preview and Recording
 Support 1 SATA HDDs up to 4TB, 2 USB2.0
 HDMI / VGA simultaneous video output
 Support Multi-brand network cameras
 ONVIF Version 2.0 conformance
 Mobile Software: CMOB
 CMS Software: KVMS

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Availability: At the branches of Aditya Infotech Ltd. and their authorized channel partners.


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Today in over 60 countries around the world, security experts rely on CP PLUS to complement the service they provide to their clients. With offices in Germany, Czech Republic, UAE, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China & India; CP PLUS offers best-in-class pre-sales and pro-sales services across the globe. They constantly upgrade their products and services and are recognised for introducing the latest technological advancements in the security and surveillance sector.

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Maitreya Realtors celebrates Green Building Week

~ Organises a tree plantation drive at Maitreya Greens and Maitreya Sankul

The World Green Building Council, a coalition of national Green Building Councils and the largest international organization influencing the green building marketplace promotes World Green Building Week.

Conducted every year around third week of September, the initiative sees participation of about 90 countries across the world participate in these celebrations with an aim to educate people on the importance of creating healthier, sustainable buildings and communities.

Maitreya Realtors, real estate arm of Maitreya Group, that has recently launched a 10 acre property called Maitreya Greens, an eco- friendly green housing project in Upper Nashik will celebrate Green Building Week starting 16th September’13 – 20th September’2013.

The first ever company to receive IGBC Gold pre-certified green project in Pathardi, Upper Nashik, the company will conduct various events centered around green initiatives with an aim to make people aware of the benefits of going green and communicate the fact that the company strongly believes in providing a sustainable environment.

As part of the activation, Maitreya Realtors will conduct a tree plantation programme where trees will be planted at their properties namely Maitreya Sankul and Maitreya Greens. To educate on better living amongst the young minds and the employees, a drawing competition will be organize where the topics will be given to draw on go green initiatives.
Please find enclosed the press release on the same . Do let us know if you need any more information, would be happy to help.

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Anti-Terrorist Front honors John Abraham for ‘Madras Cafe’

Mumbai:Maninder Sign Bitta, President of the Anti-Terrorsist Front,Hasmukh Thakur, President – Maharashtra, ATF and Sanjeev Gupta, the President – Mumbai of Anti-Terrorist Front, honored actor John Abraham by conferring the ‘Pride of the Nation’ award on him for his role in Madras Café – a film that highlights the Rajeev Gandhi assassination on16 September, 2013 at New Delhi .

“John is a big actor. It takes courage to portray something as offbeat as his character in the film. Such efforts deserve to be recognized and honored in order to promote the spirit of national integration, brotherhood and to fight terrorism in all its forms,” said Sanjeev Gupta, at the heels of the program.

Bitta, the President of the ATF was all praise for the actor. “Abraham has made a courageous attempt to unravel the conspiracy behind the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi,” he said. The film “Madras Cafe” recalls the series of events in the 80s and early 1990s woven around the Sri Lankan civil war and the subsequent assassination of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

John Abraham said he was exploring making a movie on Havaldar Abdul Hamid, who was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously following the 1965 Indo-Pak war. “Abdul Hamid made the supreme sacrifice during the war. His story is awe-inspiring. I will definitely try to make a movie on his life,” Abraham said during the function that was titled ‘Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani’.Bitta added that there remains scope for an “unbiased enquiry to expose the conspiracy” which resulted in the death of Rajiv Gandhi.

The event also saw Hamid’s 92-year-old wife Rasoolan Bibi being handed the Veer Bravery Award awarded to her husband. Bravery awards were also given to four BSF men who lost their lives in a Naxal attack in Odisha, to five army personnel, who died in an ambushed in Pooch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, and to two army soldiers beheaded by Pakistani troops this year in January.

Komal Malhotra from Delhi, who fought bravely against chain snatchers despite a bullet injury, was also honored with an award by John Abraham.

Sanjay Sharma Raj



Evelyn Sharma files complaint with Cyber Crime Cell in Lucknow

The people of Lucknow are known for their tehzeeb (etiquettes). But Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani actress and fashionista Evelyn Sharma’s experience with a locally run website from the city, has been quite different.

Following constant harassment through falsities in articles on a website called, Evelyn has filed a complaint with Mr Dinesh Yadav, nodal officer, and head of Cyber Crime Cell of Lucknow Police, Uttar Pradesh.

The said website, run by Lucknow-based Gagan Deep Mishra alias Akash Deep Mishra, had put up various articles on Evelyn within a span of a week, attacking her with false statements.

They incorrectly claimed that the actress has undergone plastic surgery, was part of a film titled Joker, as well as put up a false age, on the pretext of picking content from Wikipedia and IMDB, without verification.

Moreover, the website often ‘tagged’ Evelyn on her Twitter account in the web links of these articles containing the fabricated information, in an apparent attempt to intimidate the actress on social media.

Requests for corrections by Evelyn’s publicist Dale Bhagwagar were ignored by the website, after which he filed a complaint with the cyber cops on behalf of the actress.

Since Evelyn is residing in Mumbai, the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell (CCIC) in Mumbai has also been informed. The Police complaints may be followed up with legal action for defamation.


Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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